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Public Opinion in the “Age of Reagan”: Political Trends 1972–2006

Jeff Manza, Jennifer A. Heerwig, and Brian J. McCabe

in Social Trends in American Life: Findings from the General Social Survey since 1972

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691133317
eISBN:
9781400845569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691133317.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter asks whether conservatism in political affiliations, national spending priorities, and social issue stances grew between 1972 and 2006. Some trends certainly accord with this image: ... More


Military Spending: Global Health Threat or Global Public Good?

Raymond R. Hyatt Jr.

in Globalization and Health

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195172997
eISBN:
9780199865659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172997.003.0018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines the specific tradeoffs between military spending and social welfare spending (the well-known guns vs. butter tradeoff) and the effects of expenditures in military budgets for ... More


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